The deed is everything, the glory nothing. --Goethe
My real name is Юрій Пероганич in Ukrainian. I have been a practicing (volunteer) Wikipedian for many years; my home wiki is the Ukrainian Wikipedia, but I make occasional contributions on the Polish and English Wikipedias as well.
I have a strong background in software engineering, international law and an abiding interest in literature, history and open access.
I am a General Director of the Association of IT Enterprises of Ukraine — a «chamber of commerce» for member companies.
With my wife Tanya we have founded and develop a web portal about the Ukrainian Artists and Art «Ukrainian Woman», http://ukrainka.org.ua
What I do here
(Content) Writing and improving articles for Wikipedia and other projects
Translations. Sometimes I translate English->Ukrainian and Russian->Ukrainian
Participation in the Wikimedia projects
I am an initiator and a founder of the Wikimedia Ukraine. I used to serve as its Board Member and Executive Director (since 2009 to 2013), and in its Auditing Committee (in 2015).
No 17 most active editor in the history of Ukrainian Wikipedia, made about 70 000 edits, started more than 2400 new articles.
I am an administrator and one of major publishers at WMUA weblog, see http://wikimediaukraine.wordpress.com/, organised several press-conferences, dozens of press-peleases. Monitoring media coverage of the Ukrainian Wikipedia.
Negotiated transmission to free licenses several books